Police scam warning

PUBLISHED: 19:37 08 April 2009 | UPDATED: 08:55 18 June 2010

POLICE are warning Sidmouth residents to be vigilant following a series of attempted email scams across Devon. Officers have received a number of calls from homeowners who have been sent emails offering tax refunds, from people who say they work for Inla

POLICE are warning Sidmouth residents to be vigilant following a series of attempted email scams across Devon.

Officers have received a number of calls from homeowners who have been sent emails offering tax refunds, from people who say they work for Inland Revenue.

The email asks for details and offers a tax refund. Police are advising anyone who received this email to ignore it as the Inland Revenue do not email clients.

The organisation has confirmed the emails are fraudulent.


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